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Woodstock's Connor McCarthy slides the puck past Burr & Burton defense during the Burr and Burton Academy at Woodstock boys hockey in Union Arena in Woodstock, Vt., on Jan. 19, 2015. 
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Wasps Beat Sin Bin, Bulldogs

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Woodstock — There isn’t a whole lot stopping the Woodstock High boys hockey team lately. Even when the Wasps try to stop themselves, someone steps up to save the day. The honor belonged to sophomore goaltender Connor Black on Monday afternoon. With his teammates laboring through frequent trips to the penalty box, Black stopped 24 shots to give Woodstock a …

Kick the Buckets

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Caitlyn Halm, of Woodsville, breaks ice out of water buckets so they can be refilled for the horses at River House Farm in Piermont last week. Halm is the barn manager and a riding instructor at the farm, which is home to 17 horses and 2 donkeys. Valley News — Ariana van den …

Police Get Military Gear: Upper Valley Agencies Use Defense Program

Sunday, January 11, 2015

West Lebanon — At least 12 Upper Valley law enforcement agencies are beneficiaries of the Pentagon military-surplus program that provided Ferguson, Mo., police with some of the tactical gear deployed during protests there in August. The Department of Defense’s “1033 Program” has provided local departments with Humvees, night-vision goggles and sophisticated weapon optics, …

David E. Perkins

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Piermont, N.H. — David E. Perkins, 52, of River Road in Piermont died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born in Hanover, N.H. on April 28, 1961 the son of Glen and Agnes (Hogdon) Perkins. David had been employed for a …

Unapologetic Piermont Artist, 78, Leaving in Search of Respect, Recognition

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Piermont — In many ways, the former chicken farm on Route 25 has proven a perfect home for self-taught artist Katherine Johnson. She rotates her medium every few months, and the rambling farmhouse has a place for everything …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the …

Scott Brown Stumps in Upper Valley

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Orford — Come Maple Weekend in New Hampshire, Peter Thomson knows he can count on fellow Orford residents Keith and Karen Wertman to help welcome visitors to his Mount Cube Sugar Farm and ring up their purchases of …

Haverhill Passes School Budget, Building Upgrades

Friday, March 21, 2014

Haverhill — Following some impassioned speeches on both for and against, Haverhill voters approved a school budget of $13.7 million, 66-27 Thursday evening,that includes an increase in spending of less than 1 percent over the current year. The addition of a half-time language teacher was the line item …

Late Taxes Cause Lean Piermont Budget

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Town Meeting will take place Tuesday, March 11 in the Old Church Building, with ballot voting from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Voters will decide on the budget and other warrant articles when the meeting reconvenes at 7:30 …

Hartford, Woodstock Advance

Sunday, February 23, 2014

White River Junction — Senior John Borchert’s power-play goal with 2, minutes, 51 seconds remaining lifted the No. 6 Hartford High boys hockey team over No. 11 Harwood, 3-2, in the first round of the VPA Division II tournament Saturday at Wendell Barwood Arena. With the Highlanders’ Thomas …

Woodsville Bids Bagonzi Goodbye

Friday, February 21, 2014

Woodsville — Woodsville mourned and celebrated one of its very own on Thursday. While the sun shone on an unseasonably mild day outside St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, inside friends and relatives reflected on John Bagonzi at his funeral …

Local Roundup: Phoenix Rising at Right Moment

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bethel — Playing without two starters, Tanner James and Brandon Tracy stepped up to help lead the Sharon Academy boys basketball team to a 73-38 victory over host Whitcomb on Monday night. James finished with 17 points, eight …